Early deadlines for July 4

The July 4 holiday next Wednesday will force The Acorn into early deadlines for the upcoming issue. Real Estate advertising must be placed by noon today, June 28. Display advertising must be reserved by noon Friday, June 29. All other deadlines advance by 24 hours. Thank you for your cooperation.

He never gave up; you shouldn’t either

He never gave up; you shouldn’t either LISA ADAMS/The Acorn SHARING HIS TALENT––Agoura Hills resident and Oscar winning composer Joel Hirschhorn holds up his trophy and his new book, "Complete Idiot’s Guide to Songwriting."

Stars come out at Doo-Dah Depot

Stars come out at Doo-Dah Depot Doo-Dah Depot in Westlake Village recently welcomed a visit from Firesign Theatre member Phil Proctor and his actress-wife Melinda Peterson, who made a special surprise appearance last month at the premier new and used CD, record, video and DVD store. Proctor is known best as Phil and Lil’s dad "Howard" on the "Rugrats" cartoon […]

Dean’s List students honored

More than 400 students were named to the 2001 spring semester Dean’s Honor List at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. Students qualify for the Dean’s List by maintaining a 3.5 grade point average in their academic subjects. Local students honored are as follows. Agoura: Jeremy Stewart, Jessica Newton Agoura Hills: Sarah Thebaud, Adam Martin, Kingsley Terry, Ingrid Davis, Ian […]

Squirrels of the Month

TWICE AS NICE––Juliana and Michael Moritz play with a pair of squirrels their dad rescued from the family’s backyard in Thousand Oaks. The squirrels had been abandoned, but the Moritz family nursed them back to life with milk from a dropper and nuts and seeds for food. After they became healthy, the squirrels were set free, but kept returning! They […]

Time to pull the plug on the Calabasas utility users tax

I consider myself a reasonably informed person. While I was strongly opposed to cityhood for Calabasas, and voted against it because I knew it would add another layer of unneeded government which would ultimately result in higher taxes, I was unaware that it would immediately result in a 5 percent utility tax, until after the fact. I wonder how many […]

Oscar ability Agoura Hills composer writes his own ticket -Page 12

Oscar ability Agoura Hills composer writes his own ticket -Page 12

Mormons help clean up Paramount Ranch

Acorn Staff Writer

Armed with gloves and garbage sacks, more than 250 teens from the Thousand Oaks Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Later-day Saints, battled the summer heat Saturday to clean up garbage in a six-mile stretch of streambed at Paramount Ranch in Agoura. The service project is a part of the group’s three-day long 2001 Youth Conference that included […]

Raffia excels in home decor

GIFTS FOR EVERY OCCASION––Looking for that special touch in home decor? Come visit Raffia, one of the most equisite decorator venues in the Conejo Valley. Talk with Randi or Judi and find out what’s special for your home. If you’re looking for a unique gift, look no further. Visit Raffia at 3835-G East Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Westlake Village, located […]

Smiles for everyone CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn

Smiles for everyone CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn GRADUATION DAY––Tyler Simon receives his certificate of graduation and a warm smile from his teacher, Miss Sharon Glickman, at commencement ceremonies last week at the Buttercup special education preschool in Westlake Village. The "Graduation Celebration" honored 32 very special students and included an annual year end picnic.

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